Study at IQ


The Institut quantique is constantly looking for undergraduate and summer students with high potential and a taste for research at the frontier between quantum science and technology. People with advanced scientific skills, strong motivation and a taste for teamwork are welcome. If you are a student and would like to join the IQ, you can contact us at any time, either through the researchers or directly at the IQ at



Master’s students receive a solid base of knowledge and develop unique expertise in the research area of their choice. This training prepares them to enter on the job market or pursue higher studies leading to a doctorate.

PhD degree

Doctoral students are prepared for a research career, with advanced expertise in quantum information, quantum materials or quantum engineering.

The different ways to obtain funding for graduate studies at the IQ

The Institut quantique is always looking for excellent master and PhD students. Openings are available throughout the year  based on the IQ funding. These openings are advertised in the “Jobs” section when they are available. Moreover, there are a significant number of programs to apply for graduate scholarships, in a joint project involving the applicant and the laboratory.

Some funding agencies for these positions

CRSNG – FRQNT – MITACS – Bourses France-Québec – Bourses CIFRE, funded by an industrial partner, etc.

Admission procedure

To be admitted to a program or educational activities, a person must :

  • Submit a formal application online, in accordance with the admission procedure
  • Meet the general admission requirement
  • Meet the specific conditions for admission to the program
  • Find a faculty member to lead your research activities

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